MPRD spotlight athletes
Each week, the Moultrie News and the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will feature local cross country athletes participating in the department.
Aidan Richter, 12 and Audrey Lee, 8, both run with the Mount Pleasant Track Club.
Question: If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?
Aidan Richter: Usain Bolt
Audrey Lee: I would want to be Audrey Hepburn. She was a famous actress and I want to be an actress.
Q.: What is your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?
AR: Page’s Okra Grill
AL: The Boulevard Diner. I think the food is great and I like the decorations.
Q.: What is the best moment in your athletic career?
AR: When I won my first cross-country race.
AL: I was third place at a cross country meet. I knew I ran hard and did good.
Q.: What is the best advice you have gotten from a coach?
AR: If you cheat the course at practice, you are only cheating yourself.
AL: To practice hard. This encouraged me to do better.
Q.: What do you look forward to the most about being an adult?
AR: Driving a car.
AL: Being able to drive so I can go wherever I want whenever I want.
Q.: What do you think are the most difficult and most fun aspects of cross country?
AR: The most fun part is running the hills, and the most difficult part is running fast on the flats.
AL: The most difficult is running in the heat. The most fun thing is running through the wooded trails.
Q.: What is your movie and TV show?
AR: My favorite movie is “Happy Gillmore” and the my favorite TV show is “Duck Dynasty.”
AL: “Teen Beach Movie” is my favorite movie because of all the songs. “Jessie” is my favorite TV show and Emma is my favorite character on there.
Q.: If you could have dinner with any three people who would you choose?
AR: Usain Bolt, Si Robertson and Jase Robertson.
AL: George Washington, Taylor Swift and Jesus. We’d all eat together at Boulevard Diner.